Serial killer, Sunday Shodipe rearrested by Oyo State Police

Sunday Shodipe, serial killer who escaped police custody in Oyo
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The Oyo State Police Command on Sunday rearrested a serial killer Sunday Shodipe who is a prime suspect in the series of killings that took place in Akinyele Local Government Area of the state.

Shodipe, the serial killer, had earlier, been arrested and paraded in July this year. He was charged to court and kept in police custody instead of jail due to coronavirus pandemic.

He, however, escaped from police custody on Tuesday, 11th August 2020.

The Oyo state police command last week had placed a reward of Five hundred thousand naira for anyone that can provide information about the suspect.

On Sunday night, Public Relations Officer (PPO), of the state police command, Mr Olugbenga Fadeyi announced the rearrest of the serial killer Sunday Shodipe.

According to Olugbenga Fadeyi, the rearrest of the serial killer Sunday Shodipe was made possible through human intelligence and collaborative efforts of members of the public.

"The Commissioner of Police, Oyo State Police Command, CP. Joe Nwachukwu Enwonwu, psc wishes to inform the general public that the prime suspect in the serial killings at Akinyele Local Government Area, Moniya Ibadan, Oyo State.

Sunday Shodipe ‘m’ a 19yrs old who escaped from lawful custody on 11th August 2020 has been re-arrested today 23rd August 2020 at about 1030hrs at Bodija Area of Ibadan and presently in Police custody.

The arrest of Sunday Shodipe was made possible through human intelligence and collaborative efforts of members of the public.

It can be recalled that the Commissioner of Police implored the general public to be on his lookout, arrest and immediately inform the officers and men of the Command when sighted for immediate handing over for further action.

Sequel to this, Police Tactical teams including Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS), personnel from State Criminal Investigation Department, Iyaganku Ibadan, (CID), Swift Response Squad (SRS), State Intelligence Bureau (SIB), Anti-kidnapping Squad (AKS), Skynet Squad, Puff Adder, e.t.c. were all deployed for his manhunt", Fadeyi said.

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